Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! They also encourage students to reflect on the ethical issues that arise, such as fake news, proper attribution, bias in artificial intelligence, data and privacy issues, cyberbullying, and digital wellness.

This Research-Backed Toolkit Helps Youth Organizations Integrate Digital Learning

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But perhaps the most important skills kids learn at Beam are empathy, communication and self-expression. One resource in the toolkit, for example, explains how to incorporate digital tools that align with an organization's specific goals. Video: Learning, Interest, and Voice.

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It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

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In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. Education Technology Technology Trends Instructional Trends Student Success

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A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity

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When kids first join the Maker Foundations program at Digital Harbor Foundation , a technology-focused out-of-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a pile of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and some rubber bands. Hive NYC Learning Network.

5 digital learning trends for 2020

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Digital learning puts the best edtech tools and strategies into the hands of highly-qualified and trained educators who know how to transform learning for students. Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

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Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

23 amazing STEM and digital learning tools

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Technology changes at a rapid pace, and educators have to keep up. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Digital Curriculum and Tools.

How to Make the Most of a Digital Curriculum

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In just a matter of years, digital learning and access to digital tools have revolutionized how students learn about the world. Digital Learning WiFi for Students ChromebooksThe American classroom isn’t what it used to be.

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Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

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In today’s episode, she shares what she’s doing and how her students are learning. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here!

Tis’ the Season to be Jolly! 25 Days of STEM Goodies

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I will be sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. If you enjoy these resources, then take one of my fully accredited continuing education and graduate online courses or check out my latest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions !

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3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

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Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds.

EducationPlus Extends Relationship with Discovery Education, Reaffirming 10-Year Commitment to Dynamic Digital Learning Environments

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–Renewal of Long-Term Partnership Ensures 58 Member Districts Continued Access to Award-Winning Digital Content from Discovery Education- Silver Spring, Md. EducationPlus is a non-profit, membership-driven educational service agency serving 58-member school districts in the St.

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

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STEM-based learning programs are being introduced in schools all across the globe. STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum.

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Georgia Public Broadcasting Renews Long-Term Partnership with Discovery Education Creating Digital Learning Environments Statewide

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–Continuation of 18-Year Collaboration Ensures Students and Educators Access to Engaging K-12 Digital Resources– SILVER SPRING, Md. Discovery Education is proud of its longterm partnership with GPB,” said Kelly Hines, Discovery Education Senior Manager of Community Engagement.

Why Robotics Benefits Early Education

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The rampant digitalization of our society has touched and fundamentally altered all domains of our lives, including education. This further serves as an arch to them learning from their experience. First, the gender gap in STEM. By Anna Larotska.

Nearpod Expands Into Higher Education

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In the K-12 education market, Nearpod boasts a far reach, claiming its tools are used by about 7 million students in 60 percent of U.S. For Julie Reinhart, chair of the education department at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, the tool has become a staple on multiple fronts.

New Jersey’s Plainfield Public School District Forms New Partnership with Discovery Education to Create Digital Learning Environments Districtwide

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This new collaboration enables PPSD’s educators to integrate Discovery Education’s Science, Math and Social Studies Techbooks into classroom instruction districtwide, creating dynamic digital learning environments for all students that will prepare them for life beyond the classroom.

Five Things You Don’t Know About Cloud Computing and Education

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Over the last decade, we’ve seen educational institutions—from K-12 schools to colleges and universities—make tremendous strides in seizing the opportunities that modern technologies provide. Here are the top five ways that the cloud is changing education today; many of them may surprise you.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

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What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Why is STEM Training Important? And that is precisely why it is important to create more awareness of STEM.

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The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments

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Through this collaboration, teachers and students in 41 of Archdiocesan schools will soon receive access to Discovery Education’s award-winning Streaming Plus service, accelerating the Archdiocese’s efforts to prepare all students for global citizenship.

What's Happened in North Carolina With Statewide Support for Digital Learning

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And as the Haw burbled in the background last Friday and Saturday, school administrators, teachers and edtech entrepreneurs gathered for thoughtful conversations and exchanges around how to use digital technology to support learning at the 30th EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. We spoke with a number of educators during the Summit to get a peek into how North Carolina’s schools are working. Here’s what we learned. A Vision for Digital Learning.

Science resource targets K-5 STEM gap, NGSS

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A new science resource launching this month is intended to engage K-5 students in problem-based science learning. The program aims to help teachers improve student results in STEM by motivating students to become curious, creative problem solvers.

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Virtual reality STEM program helps special needs students

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zSpace STEM Lab helps to eliminate obstacles for students with special needs. The impact of zSpace for students and teachers is exciting, particularly because many students using the system have special needs, and have experienced frustration learning in the traditional way.

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Why Being in the (Online) Room Isn’t Enough: Fostering Difficult Dialogues in Digital Learning

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At the Online Learning Consortium’s Innovate conference this week, a panel of digital learning specialists shared how they are working to address some of these challenges at their own institutions and beyond. Digital learning advocates have long hoped that online education could provide students of different and often underrepresented backgrounds new opportunities and access points to higher education.

New Content Added to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services Boost Teachers’ Ability to Engage Students in Science, STEM, Social Studies, and More

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–Immersive New Content Empowers Educators to Create Dynamic Digital Learning Environments for All Students – Silver Spring, Md. All three vignettes are now available in Discovery Education Streaming Plus and the Social Studies Techbook.

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Science Interactive Group Acquires Another Company to Grow Its Lab Education Kits

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At least, that’s the idea for Tim Loomer, CEO of science education holding company Science Interactive Group. Astronomy, physics and upper-level biology lessons are not easy to replicate with digital tools, he says.

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10 steps to making yours a STEM school

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Get outside, involve the community, and take stock of your resources to improve STEM outcomes, says one PD organization. The quest to improve the way schools team STEM subjects, such as engineering and computer science, isn’t an easy fix.

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How Place-Based Learning Is Changing the Face of Rural Education

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Growing up in a rural farming community, Dr. Jodie Winship understood that education was important but, for many, not possible due to poverty, commitments to family farming businesses and a host of other reasons. All have expertise and experience in rural education.

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Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Launches New STEM Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education

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- Unique Combination of Digital Content and Sustained Professional Learning to Support Educators’ Efforts to Build Dynamic STEM Learning Environments - Silver Spring, Md. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM/STEAM resources.

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Discovery launches new STEM services for PD and curriculum

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PD, coaching, curriculum development are combined in new educational services. Discovery Education is launching three new services designed to help school systems nationwide grow capacity for STEM teaching and learning.

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How Education is Becoming the Front Lines for Debating the Role of Algorithms

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Lively debates are breaking out these days about algorithms and how they should be used in education. Among them are concerns over what happens to data in learning management systems like Canvas , to questions over whether campuses should ban facial-recognition software.

5 Higher-Ed Innovators Share Challenges, Ideas for the Future of Digital Learning

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17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. She referenced three examples of creative uses by IDEO U students, from Jess in Melbourne, who formed her own in-person local learning circle to employees at an architecture firm in Italy who used a prototyping leader’s guide to help them work on a common project during their weekly happy hours. In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug.

NGSS Explorer helps teachers with digital STEM resources

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Common Sense Graphite search and ratings tool connects educators with STEM and STEAM apps, websites aligned to NGSS. The NGSS Explorer and Graphite’s library of STEM and STEAM editorial- and peer-based reviews can be found here. Digital Learning and Tools News STEM

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Adopting Open Educational Resources Can Help Students. But It Takes Time, Money and Effort.

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There’s new evidence that open educational resources may contribute to helping students complete college. That research was conducted by SRI Education and rpk GROUP. It also celebrates student savings from OER on “ digital learning day ,” marked around the country on February 27.

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Looking into the Crystal Ball: The Future of VR in Education

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The sector that arguably stands to gain the most from rapid developments in VR technology is that of education. Greater depth in conceptual learning. Conceptual learning refers to acquiring and assimilating knowledge that goes beyond rote learning or a mere accumulation of facts.